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Q&A: What’s the difference between a Windows Service and a Web Service?

I see that your website has a lot of information about Windows Services and you also make AlwaysUp Web Service. How is a Windows Service different than a Web Service? When would I use one over the other? I’m new … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why doesn’t “Allow service to interact with desktop” work?

  Our legacy Windows Service shows an alert box when it fails to print a document on our server 2012 R2 controller. I went into the service, clicked on the properties and set it to be able to interact with the … Continue reading

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Q&A: How do I Restart my Windows Service at a Specific Time every Week?

  I want to restart some specific service for a specific time every week. Can I use the NET command? — Shanmuga Hi Shanmuga. Yes. With the help of the Windows Task Scheduler, you can use the NET command to restart … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why doesn’t OneDrive Delete my Files when Running as a Windows Service?

  Our client has AlwaysUp 11.8.3.74 installed on a Windows Server 2019 platform and uses it to deliver OneDrive as a service. This was set up as per your guide back in August, however, recently we have noticed some issues with … Continue reading

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Q&A: What’s the Difference between AlwaysUp and Service Protector?

  We own a license of both AlwaysUp and Service Protector. It seems like AlwaysUp is able to do more (larger feature set) however the pricing is less then Service Protector. We are setting up new servers and need to transfer … Continue reading

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